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Old 13.01.2011, 20:14
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What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

If you could travel back in time?
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:22
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

the same advice i would give myself now (and which i find impossible to follow)

"stop worrying about everything"
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:24
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Study hard and aim to be a bum.
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:29
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Take Spanish instead of Japanese.

Advice my father actually offered - and to which I refused to listen - at the time. Now I never use the Japanese (and haven't since I was 18) but between then and now have had many occasions where (my extremely limited) Spanish has come in handy, even here sometimes with my m-i-l as her 2nd language is Italian and sometimes it is close enough to help us figure each other out.
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:34
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Same as Crimson "stop worrying about everything".......i just cannot stop that
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:35
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

My advice to my15 yrs. self:

"Go back to the UK right after School! Follow your dreams! And do NOT listen to your parents, they aren't right!"
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Old 13.01.2011, 20:52
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

You are good and you deserve better!
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

You are beautiful - that tummy is tauter than it will ever be, your skin younger, and your boobs perkier. ENJOY it while it lasts!
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

It wouldn't matter what I said, I wouldn't have listened
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Old 13.01.2011, 23:09
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

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Brilliant - and so, so true.
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Old 13.01.2011, 23:15
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

The world is your oyster, be true to yourself and follow your dreams.
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Old 13.01.2011, 23:17
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

cut back on the pies
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Old 13.01.2011, 23:21
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

1) Take driving lessons ASAP on reaching the age to do so, especially if the parents offer to pay for them. That was foolishly refused (talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth) and was never offered to me again . When I did learn, every time I shelled out for lessons, I silently cursed myself for that!

2) Travel extensively before getting married.

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Old 13.01.2011, 23:29
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

......There once was a boy named Harry Potter.....
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Watch out for British public transport vagueries! + same as chuck.

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Old 14.01.2011, 00:31
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

I think this is a totally meaningless question. We cannot go back in time or change the past.

It would be far more relevant to consider "What can I change now to make my future better?"
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Old 14.01.2011, 00:48
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

become a banker/hedge fund manager and retire at 23. also, you don't get any points for not shagging various girls when you have the opportunity - though maybe you want to wear a condom with Miss --redacted--.
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Old 14.01.2011, 01:03
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

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Old 14.01.2011, 09:21
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Learn English and German seriously, you will love to speak with foreigners...

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Old 14.01.2011, 09:37
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Re: What advice would you give your 15yr old self?

Hey, how's this for an idea: "Facebook"?
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